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Billy Bob Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton's biography

William Robert Thornton is 67 years old actor born at Hot Springs. He was born on Thursday 4th of August 1955. He is often nicknamed as Billy Bob. According to year of birth 1955 Billy belongs to Boomers. Birthday on 4th of August means Billy is Leo. As sign in itself indicates “Lion” or “King”, hence people born under Leo sign are considered to be leaders in every aspects of life. They are royal in nature.Billy was married 6 times.

William Robert Thornton's spouse

He is married to Connie Angland

He is native english speaker. He is white american. Billy is citizen of United States of America. Billy is christian. Billy´s primary profession is to be actor. You can know him also as film director, film actor, screenwriter, musician, singer, voice actor, television actor, songwriter, film producer. Billy is recently known as recording artist.

Billy Bob Thornton's family

Billy Bob Thornton's wife

His wife was born on Thursday 22nd of October 1964.

Billy Bob Thornton's ex wifes

Angelina Jolie

Billy Bob Thornton and Angelina Jolie have been together since 2000 for 3 years. She is known as film actor. Billy´s ex wife was born on Wednesday 4th of June 1975 in Los Angeles.

Cynda Williams

Billy Bob Thornton and Cynda Williams have been together since 1990 for 2 years. She is known as actor. His ex wife was born on Tuesday 17th of May 1966 in Chicago.

Melissa Lee Gatlin

Billy Bob Thornton and Melissa Lee Gatlin have been together since 1978 for 2 years.

Toni Lawrence

Billy Bob Thornton and Toni Lawrence have been together since 1986 for 2 years.

Pietra Dawn Cherniak

Billy Bob Thornton and Pietra Dawn Cherniak have been together since 1993 for 4 years.

Billy Bob Thornton's schools

We found 2 schools Billy attended. Complete list of schools: Malvern High School, Henderson State University.

Detailed informations about Billy´s schools

  • After a short period laying asphalt for the Arkansas State Transportation Department, he attended Henderson State University to pursue studies in psychology, but he dropped out after two semesters.

Billy Bob Thornton's career

Billy´s main focus is to be actor. Billy is famous thanks to Sling Blade, Hearts Afire, Bad Santa.

Is Billy Bob Thornton gay ?

Billy is known to be straight.

Billy Bob Thornton's girlfriend

Laura Dern

Billy Bob Thornton and Laura Dern have been together since 1997 for 2 years. Laura is known as actor. Billy´s girlfriend was born on Friday 10th of February 1967 in Los Angeles.

Awards and competitions

Billy Bob Thornton's Awards

  • He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. [October 2004]

Billy Bob Thornton's Rankings

  • In high school, Thornton played drums in a band called "Stone Cold Fever" and cranked out Creedence Clearwater Revival songs.

Billy Bob Thornton's Nominations

  • Billy was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for work A Simple Plan in 1998
  • Billy was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor
  • Billy was nominated for Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

What else you don't know about Billy Bob Thornton ?

Billy´s middle name is Bob.

What Billy Bob Thornton has done for a first time

  • When Thornton and Jolie first married, the couple moved into the Beverly Hills home formerly owned by Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash. [2000]

Billy Bob Thornton's quotes

  • [on his Academy Award nomination for Best Actor (Sling Blade (1996)] Getting the nomination is like gravy. Winning would be like whatever is better than gravy.
  • I was the fattest baby in Clark County, Arkansas. They put me in the newspaper. It was like a prize turnip.
  • Acting is playing--it's actually going out on a playground with the other kids and being in the game, and I need that. Writing satisfies that part of myself that longs to sit in my room and dream.
  • I can't sit through plays and musical theatre. I just want to run up onstage and mess up their hair and turn over the furniture.
  • It's not that I don't understand it. But people think if you speak with an English accent it somehow makes you smarter.
  • I've been married five times, and people think that's some bizarre thing, yet I've got buddies who refuse to get married and have sex with 15 people a week. I'm like "Which is better?" At least I was trying.
  • People think the hard thing for an actor is crying and screaming, but that's easy. What's hard is a character who never tips his hand, who toes the line all the time. The hard stuff is never telling yourself, "Hey, I better do something here.".
  • Most of the movies that are easy to get financed are movies about models in gladiator uniforms and wacky comedies with kids who get caught with sheep in hotel rooms.
  • See also Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

Billy Bob Thornton's height, body shape, eye color

Lets describe how Billy Bob Thornton looks. We will focus on Billy´s height, body shape, eye color and hair color. He is tall as 5' 10" (178 cm). Body build is average. His eyes are tinted brown - dark. Billy´s hair is shade of grey.